In September of this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook caused a bit of a stir when he said that "A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product." Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks that's "ridiculous," according to a new interview from TIME. He even managed to throw in a dig of his own at Apple.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It would seem this concept applies even to Facebook, with a new report claiming the social networking behemoth is hard at work on its third effort to create a smartphone of their own.
With not one but two movies currently in production about the life of Steve Jobs, Apple fans are rightfully wringing their hands wondering if the iconic co-founder’s life will be told properly. We’d place our bets on Sony’s version, which now carries the distinction of having Apple’s other co-founder as a consultant.
Two great tastes that taste great together? That remains to be seen, but like it or not, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took to his Timeline on Monday to announce the social network’s acquisition of Instagram, which is said to be a $1 billion cash and shares deal.
Not crazy about the changes made to Facebook this week? As it turns out, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at the company’s F8 event on Thursday to unveil the company’s new direction, which includes a new way to display your life and plenty of music and video content yet to come.
Ding-dong, Deals –– Facebook’s Groupon competitor for finding nearby bargains -- is dead after just four months. (Don’t feel bad if you missed out…it was available in only five cities.) Deals is a rare misstep from a company that seems to get bad press only for occasional privacy-related dustups. Despite them, Facebook has done pretty well since launching in 2004. Here are five of the top ideas that have earned the House of Zuckerberg over 750 million users and one of the top spots in tech.
On Thursday morning, we reported that President Barack Obama was coming to San Francisco for a technology shindig with the CEOs of a number of companies, including Apple’s Steve Jobs -- and the CEO reportedly attended, despite currently being on medical leave from the company.